• MaryAnn Anderson

April 2021 Grant Deadline

Updated: Feb 5

Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of April 2021 (click on program name to link directly to funder website for more details)

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. BC Gaming Community Gaming Grants (Arts & Culture sector: application period - Apply between Feb 1 and Apr 30)

  2. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1 and Oct 1)

  3. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Presenter Support Organizations (Annual Deadline: Apr 1)

  4. BCAC Arts-Based Community Development & Leon and Thea Koerner Award (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; last deadline was May 15, 2020 postponed from the regular annual Apr 1)

  5. SUSPENDED: BCAC Touring Initiatives Program (Deadlines: Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1) (Note: program was suspended in 2020; no information posted online as yet as when the program will be restarted)

  6. Telus Community Grants (Vancouver Board) (2021 Deadlines: Jan 29, Apr 2, July 30, Sept 17)

  7. Port Metro Vancouver: Centerm Community Fund (2021 Deadline: Apr 2)

  8. Recreation Foundation of BC: Grant Program (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; deadlines every two years; last deadline was April 5, 2019)

  9. ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Public Outreach (Project Grants) (2021 Deadlines: Apr 8 & Sept 29)

  10. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Research and Creation (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 8 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; & applications received before Oct 6 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2022)

  11. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Project) (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 8 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; & applications received before Oct 6 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2022)

  12. Port Metro Vancouver: Community Investment Program (2021 Deadlines: Jan 14, Apr 15, July 15, Sept 30)

  13. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Arts Training Organizations (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; last deadline was May 30, 2020 postponed from the regular annual Apr 15)

  14. BCAC Operating Assistance: Professional Arts Training Organizations (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; no news yet posted online regarding a Spring 2021 intake of Operating Assistance, (normally an Apr 15 deadline), so check back for updates)

  15. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Apr 16)

  16. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Apr 16)

  17. Telus Community Grants (Thompson Okanagan Community Board) (2021 Deadlines: Jan 17, Apr 24, Sept 11)

  18. Telus Community Grants (Victoria Board) (2021 Deadlines: Feb 3, Apr 27, Aug 31)

  19. ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 28 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; other 2021 cut-off dates include: Sept 8 and Dec 8)

  20. ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Foreign Artist Tours (2021 Deadlines: Apr 28 & Dec 8)

  21. ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 28 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; other 2021 cut-off dates include: Sept 8 and Dec 8)

  22. ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 28 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; other 2021 cut-off dates include: Sept 8 and Dec 8)

  23. ARTS ABROAD: Co-productions (2021 Deadlines: Apr 28 & Dec 8)

  24. City of Vancouver Neighbourhood Matching Fund (2021 Deadlines: Apr 30; Sept intake date not yet posted)

  25. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (2021 Deadlines not yet posted; annual deadlines are Apr 30 & Oct 31)

  26. Canadian Heritage: Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage - Local Festivals Component (Annual deadlines: Jan 31, Apr 30 & Sept 30 depending on start date for event)

  27. Canadian Heritage: (BCAH) Building Communities through Arts and Heritage (Legacy Fund: no fixed deadline, however, your project must be submitted at the latest by the date of the anniversary you want to commemorate)

  28. Canadian Heritage: Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program – Events Component (No specific deadline, constant intake; note that notification can take up to 18 weeks from date of application)

  29. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake)

  30. Work BC: Job Creation Partnerships (no deadline, constant intake)

  31. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  32. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Representation and Promotion (Deadline: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  33. CC ARTS ABROAD: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  34. CC ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (Deadline: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  35. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Access Support (Deadline: You can submit an Access Support request with your associated application, and up to 90 days after receiving your associated application’s results)

  36. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project or activity

MEDIA / FILM / LITERARY / VISUAL ARTS DEADLINES:

  1. Access Copyright Foundation: Professional Development Grant (Deadline: Apr 1)

  2. BCAC Project Assistance: Arts Periodicals (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; last deadline was May 30, 2020 postponed from the regular annual Apr 1)

  3. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Literary Arts (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; last deadline was May 30, 2020 postponed from the regular annual Apr 15)

  4. BCAC Operating Assistance: Arts Periodicals (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; no news yet posted online regarding a Spring 2021 intake of Operating Assistance, (normally an Apr 15 deadline), so check back for updates)

  5. Creative BC: Passport to Markets - Virtual Edition (Deadline: apply anytime)

  6. Creative BC: Domestic Industry Initiatives (Deadline: apply anytime; at least 8 weeks before event)

  7. Writers Trust of Canada: Woodcock Grant Fund (no deadline; constant intake)

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. SOCAN: TD Indigenous Songwriter Award (Deadline: 2021 deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Apr 12)

  2. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Music (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; last deadline was May 30, 2020 postponed from the regular annual Apr 15)

  3. BCAC Operating Assistance: Music Organizations (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; no news yet posted online regarding a Spring 2021 intake of Operating Assistance, (normally an Apr 15 deadline), so check back for updates)

  4. NEW: Creative BC SoundON Program (Deadlines: Intake #1: Feb 26; Intake #2: Opens Apr 26, closing date not yet posted)

  5. Music BC: Let’s Hear It! Live : Digital Concert Series (Deadline: apply anytime, constant intake; open Feb 2, 2021)

  6. Creative BC: Passport to Markets - Virtual Edition (Deadline: apply anytime)

  7. Creative BC: Domestic Industry Initiatives (Deadline: apply anytime; at least 8 weeks before event)

DANCE DEADLINES:

  1. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Dance (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; last deadline was May 30, 2020 postponed from the regular annual Apr 15)

  2. BCAC Operating Assistance: Dance Organizations (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; no news yet posted online regarding a Spring 2021 intake of Operating Assistance, (normally an Apr 15 deadline), so check back for updates)

THEATRE DEADLINES:

  1. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Theatre (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; last deadline was May 30, 2020 postponed from the regular annual Apr 15)

  2. BCAC Operating Assistance: Theatre Organizations (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; no news yet posted online regarding a Spring 2021 intake of Operating Assistance, (normally an Apr 15 deadline), so check back for updates)

INDIGENOUS / BIPOC ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. SOCAN: TD Indigenous Songwriter Award (Deadline: 2021 deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Apr 12)

  2. FPCC: Organizations and Collectives Program (Deadline: 2021 deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Apr 12)

  3. YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards (Deadline: 2021 deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Apr 23)

  4. CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS /ADMINISTRATORS (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. Access Copyright Foundation: Professional Development Grant (Deadline: Apr 1)

  2. SUSPENDED: BCAC Professional Development Program (Deadlines: Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1) (Note: April 2020 was suspended in 2020; no information posted online as yet as when the program will be restarted; see NEW BCAC Individual Pivot Program (deadline Feb 16, 2021) which now includes a Professional Development component designed to address suspension of this program)

  3. SUSPENDED: BCAC Touring Initiatives Program (Deadlines: Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1) (Note: program was suspended in 2020; no information posted online as yet as when the program will be restarted)

  4. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Research and Creation (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 8 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; & applications received before Oct 6 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2022)

  5. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Project) (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 8 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; & applications received before Oct 6 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2022)

  6. YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards (Deadline: 2021 deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Apr 23)

  7. SOCAN: TD Indigenous Songwriter Award (Deadline: 2021 deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Apr 12)

  8. ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 28 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; other 2021 cut-off dates include: Sept 8 and Dec 8)

  9. ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 28 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; other 2021 cut-off dates include: Sept 8 and Dec 8)

  10. ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2021 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 28 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2021; other 2021 cut-off dates include: Sept 8 and Dec 8)

  11. BCAC Scholarship Awards (Deadline: not yet posted for 2021; last deadline was May 15, 2020 postponed from the regular annual Apr 30)

  12. Creative BC: Domestic Industry Initiatives (Deadline: apply anytime; at least 8 weeks before event)

  13. Writers Trust of Canada: Woodcock Grant Fund (no deadline; constant intake)

  14. SOCAN: Professional Development Assistance (Ongoing Deadline; Application must be submitted before the activity starts)

  15. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (Deadline: any time before travel starts)

  16. Unison Benevolent Fund (no deadline noted, constant intake)

  17. Glad Day Bookshop: Emergency Survival Fund for LGBTQ2S artists, performers & tip-based workers (no deadline noted)

  18. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  19. CC ARTS ABROAD: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  20. CC ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (Deadline: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  21. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Representation and Promotion (Deadline: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  22. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Access Support (Deadline: You can submit an Access Support request with your associated application, and up to 90 days after receiving your associated application’s results)

  23. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project or activity)

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